English adjective: bleak
|1.||bleak offering little or no hope|
|Samples||The future looked black.|
Prospects were bleak.
Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult.
Took a dim view of things.
|2.||bleak providing no shelter or sustenance|
|Samples||Bare rocky hills.|
The bleak treeless regions of the high Andes.
The desolate surface of the moon.
A stark landscape.
|Synonyms||bare, barren, desolate, stark|
|3.||bleak unpleasantly cold and damp|
|Samples||Bleak winds of the North Atlantic.|